This book by Common Craft founder Lee LeFever is a simple guide to turning complex ideas into easy-to-understand explanations. Learn the strategies that. The Art of Explanation is for business people, educators and influencers who “Chief Explainer” Lee LeFever with his book The Art of Explanation: Making. Lee LeFever. Art Explanation Lee LeFever is the co-founder of Common Craft and author of The Art of Explanation. Since , Common Craft.

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To view it, click here. Explaining is a big part of my job, to be sure, so I may know more than a lot of others who don’t often have to explain complicated things, but that’s exactly why I bought a book on explaining in the first place.

The Art of Explanation is for business people, educators and influencers who want to improve their explanation Your guide to becoming an explanation specialist. Oct 01, Ken rated it liked it. Jan 15, Ravi Sridharan rated it liked it.

What I liked about this book is it teaches you how to become an explanation expert and tell your story in less than 4 minutes. The Art of Explanation is the result of years of trial and error to find the core of what makes explanations simple, effective and of greatest importance memorable. Arf book gave me so much confidence in my abilities to explain something to people. LeFever’s company, CommonCraft, started with the task of explaining technical developments or products to non-technical people.

I was looking for more than I found.


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Jul 14, Siran added it. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Would you like to change to the site? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Part of our brain becomes devoted to processing that information. Must-read for communicators but it will not show nothing new if you are already doing talks and presentations often. Getting this essential information without having to spend years of trial-and-error to develop it is a benefit that needs no explanation.

That will leffver you to explain things better.

Useful as a reference, but not as led as I hoped it would be. It works in all areas of life! Jun 26, Igor Malyarov rated it did not like it. Refresh and try again.

The Art of Explanation: Making your Ideas, Products, and Services Easier to Understand

It was pretty good, but I think it could have been much shorter. Read it and thank me later!

Feb 23, Jason rated it it was amazing. This wasn’t a worthless read, and I may even reference a few things in the future. Which, yet again, is not to say that this book was worthless. I picked up this book to improve work around client deliverables and explanations and really enjoyed it.

The more you know about explamation subject, the harder it is to imagine what is not knowing it. It takes a concept like Explanation and builds a framework around it for easy use.

IN both cases, the “explainers” are perceived as living on another planet. Dec 22, Jonathan rated it really liked it.

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I like the kind of book that takes a narrow topic, makes it somewhat unique, and just tells you how to do something. Produce remarkable explanations with visuals and media. Feb 28, Juan rated it really liked it.

Mar 04, Jay rated it really liked it Shelves: It lays out an excellent approach to explanations, a good framework for thinking about explanations in context of your audience and there are a lot of little useful hints as well.

Feb 11, Dmitry Kuriakov rated it it was ok Shelves: Sincethe company has thd numerous awards and has created explanations for the world’s pf respected brands, including Intel, Google, Dropbox, and Ford.

Lee started creating explainer videos in Suddenly, what was once an overwhelming selection becomes more defined and useful. He provides five questions you should ask yourself to help make your explanation more effective. Of course, this is an understatement. He is your guide to helping audiences fall in love with your ideas, products or services through better explanations in any medium.

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